Mountain America Credit Union Donates More Than $60,000 to Charities

Huntsman Cancer Foundation, National MS Society and Shriners Hospitals for Children benefit

 WEST JORDAN, UT (April 18, 2013) – With its donation growing all season as the Utah Jazz made hundreds of three-point shots, Mountain America Credit Union closed the Jazz home season by presenting $25,000 to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation to support the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Mountain America donated $50 for every three-point basket made by the Jazz during the 2012-13 season. Over the past decade, Mountain America has donated more than $125,000 to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation.

Marshall Paepke, executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Mountain America, presented the $25,000 check to Huntsman Cancer Foundation CEO David Huntsman during halftime of the final Utah Jazz regular season home game.

In addition to the Huntsman gift, Mountain America recently donated more than $35,000 to two additional charities – the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Shriners Hospitals for Children. This money was raised by employees through candy sales, lunch fundraisers, an auction and other activities.

“Mountain America is committed to the philosophy of ‘people helping people’ whether they are our members or our neighbors in the community,” Paepke said. “This leads the credit union and our employees to partner with great organizations like Huntsman, the National MS Society, Shriners Hospitals and the Utah Jazz to help continue their work of improving people’s lives.”

Mountain America Credit Union has more than $3 billion in assets and serves more than 400,000 members wherever they are through online and mobile banking, Mountain America branches in five states, and more than 30,000 ATMs and 5,000 shared-branching locations nationwide. With Utah credit union roots dating back to the 1930s, Mountain America has become a tradition for many members, offering a variety of financial products and services for consumers and businesses, including savings accounts, auto loans, checking accounts, mortgage loans, business checking, SBA loans and retirement options. Visit for more information.

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